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St Andrews Apartments

St Andrews Apartments

The Scottish seaside town of St Andrews, on the northeast coast of the peninsula of Fife, has much to recommend it. Known for its links to the origin of the game of golf, the ruins of the Cathedral of St Andrew, and its historic university, there are all sorts of things to see and do here. The area of Fife which surrounds it also offers splendid Scottish scenery, with a glorious coastline with many little villages dotted along it, as well as plenty of unspoilt countryside to explore.

We offer several select cottages located in the town of St Andrews and the surrounding area of Fife, perfect for anyone planning on taking a break in this superb location in Scotland. Whether you’re looking for contemporary style or classic charm, you can rest assured that we have something to suit your needs.



St Andrews Links is known as the ‘Home of Golf’. It hosts the oldest golf club in the world, as well as a huge range of courses that will delight golfers of any skill level.

Historic sights

Explore the rich history of St Andrews, including the ruins of the Cathedral of St Andrew (alongside the 108ft St. Rule’s Tower), the striking remnants of St Andrews Castle, and the town’s historic university.

Explore the town

Though it boasts a truly fascinating heritage, the more modern parts of St Andrews are well worth a look too, with some fantastic restaurants, bars and museums. Don’t miss a trip to the aquarium, either.

Coastal beauty

Fife has a spectacular coastline, with many unspoilt beaches and authentic little fishing villages that are a delight to visit. Why not take a stroll along a stretch of the 116-mile Fife Coastal Path?

Gorgeous countryside

If you’re looking for beautiful wild countryside, Fife is the perfect place to find it. There’s plenty of striking sights and diverse wildlife to see, so if you’re looking for tranquil, idyllic surroundings, this is the place to be.


Please note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the attractions and amenities shown below may be closed or only offering a limited service. Please check their individual websites or call them ahead of time to avoid disappointment when visiting.

Things to Try

St Andrews Links

St Andrews Links golfing

You’ll find the Old Course, the first golf course in the world, at St Andrews Links, in addition to six other courses: the Balgove Course, the Castle Course, the Eden Course, the Jubilee Course, the New Course, and the Strathtyrum Course. Keen golfers won’t want to miss their chance to play here.

St Andrews Cathedral

St Andrews Cathedral

Take the time to explore the remnants of Scotland’s largest medieval church which still loom imposingly over the sea in St Andrews. Walk around the cathedral grounds, climb the 33m tall St Rule’s Tower, and head to the site’s museum to see a range of fascinating relics from the past.

Craigtoun Country Park

Child at play

This superb country park makes a fantastic place for a family day out during the peak season, with plenty of things to do and see. Ride the “Puffin’ Billy” vintage tractor and the Craigtoun Miniature Railway, take to the water on the boating lake, explore the beautiful grounds of the park, and more.

St Andrews Aquarium

A lionfish

Get a glimpse at the world beneath the waves with a visit to this amazing animal attraction where you’ll come face to face with sharks, seals, penguins, and much more. It’s not just sea life that's on show, either - there are also lizards, spiders, frogs, and even meerkats to meet as well.

Things to Try

For Food and Drink


There are plenty of places to enjoy a delicious meal in St Andrews, with the extensive menu of the Vine Leaf a particular standout. On the outskirts of the town you can also find the Grange Inn, a gem of a restaurant serving delicious Scottish cuisine using fresh local ingredients.

For Attractions

St Andrews Castle

St Andrews is a town rich in history, with a heritage that’s well worth exploring. The ruins of St Andrews Castle offer a fascinating look into the past, and a wide range of exhibits and artifacts can be found within the Museums of the University of St Andrews (reopening Spring 2020).

For Activities

Golf at St Andrews

Aside from St Andrews Links, there are plenty of other golf courses to enjoy in and around the St Andrews Area, each with their own unique charm whether historic or modern. If golf isn’t your thing, why not take a bracing trek alongside the sea with a walk on the Fife Coastal Path?